• Birmingham District Probate Registry to close at the end of August

  • Outcome of the Legal Service Consumer Panel Survey 2019 re private client law

  • Changes to your website, magazine and e-newsletters

  • HMCTS online probate reform event - slides and notes

  • Library FAQ: bare trusts and declarations of trust

  • Charities still waiting for clarity on bequest alerts

  • Statement of truth: common errors to avoid

  • Law Society challenges HMCTS on delays to the probate service

  • What is happening with probate fees? HM Courts & Tribunals Service Q&A

  • Probate registries to close under plans to centralise HM Courts and Tribunals Service

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Red flags


Mariel Stringer-Fehlow outlines her tips and practical advice for trustees on spotting the early warning signs of a matter turning contentious, using four common scenarios

Care home industry small print: person holding pen over terms and conditions

The small print


The Competition and Market Authority’s recent market study into the care home industry found that people are not being treated fairly. Caroline Bielanska presents a guide to the care home contract terms that are likely to be unfair, and what you can do if you encounter them


Writing wrongs


Daphne Perry offers some simple writing techniques to improve client service and business returns


Take control


The EU GDPR magnifies the data privacy obligations of deputies and attorneys in relation to donors and people lacking mental capacity. Craig Ward provides a guide to the new requirements

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